Search for dissertations about: "FUEL TECHNOLOGY"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1603 swedish dissertations containing the words FUEL TECHNOLOGY.

  1. 1. Bringing fuel cells to reality and reality to fuel cells : A systems perspective on the use of fuel cells

    Author : Maria Saxe; Per Alvfors; Angelo Moreno; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Assessment; CUTE; Demonstration projects; Emerging technology; Evaluation; Fuel cell buses; Fuel cell systems; Fuel cells; Hype; Interdisciplinary; Niche markets; PEM; Radical technologies; SOFC; Strategic niche markets; Sustainability; Chemical energy engineering; Kemisk energiteknik;

    Abstract : With growing awareness of global warming and fear of political instability caused by oil depletion, the need for a society with a sustainable energy system has been brought to the fore. A promising technology often mentioned as a key component in such a system is the fuel cell technology, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quantum-Dot Heat Engines

    Author : Martin Josefsson; NanoLund; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; quantum dot; heat engine; thermoelectric; quantum thermodynamics; quantum transport; Fysicumarkivet A:2020:Josefsson;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the possibilities of using quantum dots (QDs) in nanoscale energy har- vesters converting heat into electrical energy, i.e. heat engines. From a theory perspective, these possibilities have been investigated for almost two decades, and interest in them seem to continuously increase over time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development and characterization of functional composite materials for advanced energy conversion technologies

    Author : Liangdong Fan; Bin Zhu; Torsten Fransson; Mahmut D. MAT; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Low temperature ceramic fuel cell; Ceria-carbonate composite; Electrolysis; Transition metal oxide; Symmetrical fuel cells; All-nanocomposite fuel cell; Electrolyte-free fuel cell; Solar cell; ion conductor and semiconductor; SRA - Energy; SRA - Energi;

    Abstract : The solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) is a potential high efficient electrochemical device for vehicles, auxiliary power units and large-scale stationary power plants combined heat and power application. The main challenges of this technology for market acceptance are associated with cost and lifetime due to the high temperature (700-1000 oC) operation and complex cell structure, i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Co-combustion of biomass and waste fuels in a fluidised bed boiler : fuel synergism

    Author : Anna-Lena Elled; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; co-combustion; biomass; municipal sewage sludge; fluidised bed; combustion; Energi och material;

    Abstract : The objective of this work was to study co-combustion of biomass and waste fuels in a circulating fluidised bed boiler and to detect synergy effects with respect to flue gas composition and ash formation during boiler operation. It was also the aim to perform supplementary thermodynamic equilibrium calculations in order to support the experimental results. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Macro to Nano : Electrokinetic Transport and Surface Control

    Author : Gaspard Pardon; Wouter van der Wijngaart; Philippe Renaud; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; microsystem; nanosystem; microfluidic; nanofluidic; surface modification; surface property; electrokinetics; model; simulation; material; polymer; thiol-ene; microfabrication; nanofabrication; micromanufacturing; nanomanufacturing; breath sampling; aerosol precipitation; corona discharge; electrostatic precipitation; grafting chemistry; click chemistry; nanopore; nanoporous membrane; photolithography; photopatterning; photografting; microfluidics; nanofluidics; oste; OSTE ; OSTEmer; lab-on-chip; loc; point-of-care; poc; biocompatibility; diagnostics; breath analysis; fuel cell; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik; Materials Science and Engineering; Teknisk materialvetenskap; Physics; Fysik; Medicinsk teknologi; Medical Technology;

    Abstract : Today, the growing and aging population, and the rise of new global threats on human health puts an increasing demand on the healthcare system and calls for preventive actions. To make existing medical treatments more efficient and widely accessible and to prevent the emergence of new threats such as drug-resistant bacteria, improved diagnostic technologies are needed. READ MORE